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Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
How much do I need for a down payment if I want to buy a house for my mother?
Your first meeting should be with a couple lenders, not the Realtor. You need to be educated on loans.
$50k is about right unless you find a lender that holds loans in house.
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0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 22, 2013 Home Buying in 07860
Helene  Jean…, Real Estate Pro in Morristown, NJ
Helene Jeanette answered:
Can anyone give me feedback on NEWTON NJ? I am looking to move to the area with 2 small children. I am most concerned with crime in the area.
There is some cause for concern however much depends upon your location. I have many friends who live in Newton and are very happy there. This website will give you statistics on crim ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 4, 2013 Crime & Safety in Newton
Raimonds & K…, Real Estate Pro in Sparta, NJ
Raimonds & Kristina Erins answered:
How much of a down payment do you need when buying a second home?
Just talked to the mortgage person at my office.
He said you could do it with as little at 10 to 20 perecent down. Feel free to give him a call. Brad Armstrong at Weichert Financial ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 26, 2012 Home Buying in 07860
Mary Petti-A…, Real Estate Pro in 08820
Mary Petti-ABR,SFR, Relocation answered:
I am searching for my home on trulia but it not comming up. 39 Plotts Rd,Newton ,NJ,07860. I need Help.

Is it listed with an agency? If it is, and that agency doesn't feed directly to Trulia, just call your agent and have him/her manually enter it into Trulia.

Trulia does not t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 7, 2012 Home Buying in Newton
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Is Fredon Township, NJ a good place to raise a family? I'm coming in from a very urban area - Jersey City - and I have to say I'd miss it...
A good place to live should be defined by personal preferences, wants, needs, lifestyle, etc., does the area suit your needs....
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 22, 2011 Quality of Life in 07860
Ian A. Wolf,…, Real Estate Pro in Morristown, NJ
Ian A. Wolf, ABR SFR answered:
Owners walked away from home near me 3 years ago. How can I find information?
Yes. There are actually a few different ways. As a frequent buyer of these types of properties, I encounter this often. I list REO properties and am also a registered HUD broker so I ha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 12, 2010 Foreclosure in Newton
Colleen A. M…, Real Estate Pro in Pompton Plains, NJ
Colleen A. McMahon Century 21 Crest Real Estate answered:
I am in the process of selling my house. what is the advantage of offering money towards closing versus reducing the price?

Seller concessions just is on paper, If the buyer needs help with covering closing cost you can say

seller to contribute $3,000 towards closing cost .but the buye ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 30, 2012 Home Selling in 07860
Patrick Thies…, Real Estate Pro in Elmhurst, IL
Patrick Thies SFR, CNC answered:
Home Inspection Report and recommended repairs:
You can always ask for any credits or repairs to be made, however, keep in mind that most contracts will state that the inspection is looking for material defects or safety hazzards. R ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 9, 2013 Home Buying in 07860
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